Clopton Charters

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Details of Clopton Charters
Title: Clopton Charters
Reference: ER 3/383

Lease by Sir John Clopton of Clopton, Knt., to Samuel Sharpe of Bridgetowne, 'coller-maker' of the messuage called the Talbott in which he, the lessee, now dwells, in Bridgetowne, with its appurtenances, a parcel of meadow called the Lower part of Harringtons Leyes containing 7½ acres and a close called Brickhills Close containing 5 acres, all in Bridgetowne, for 21 years, at a yearly rent of £28.


Witnesses: Thomas Tims, N. Mason.


Seal: Clopton arms.

Date: 20 May 1698
Held by: Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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